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# Thermodynamics (Ch.

## 16) Previous AP Problems

1984 B Standard Heat of Absolute Formation, Hf, Entropy, S, Substance in kJ mol-1 in J mol-1 K-1 ------------------ ----------------------------- -----------------------C(s) 0.00 5.69 CO2(g) -393.5 213.6 H2(g) 0.00 130.6 H2O(l) -285.85 69.91 O2(g) 0.00 205.0 C3H7COOH(l) ? 226.3 The enthalpy change for the combustion of butyric acid at 25 C, Hcomb, is -2,183.5 kilojoules per mole. The combustion reaction is C3H7COOH(l) + 5 O2(g) 4 CO2(g) + 4 H2O(l) (a) From the above data, calculate the standard heat of formation, Hf, for butyric acid. (b) (c) (d) Write a correctly balanced equation for the formation of butyric acid from its elements. Calculate the standard entropy change, Sf, for the formation of butyric acid at 25C. The entropy change, S, for the combustion reaction above is -117.1 J K-1 at 25C. Calculate the standard free energy of formation, Gf, for butyric acid at 25C.

1988 B Enthalpy of Absolute Combustion, H Entropy, S Substance (kiloJoules/mol) (Joules/mol-K) C(s) -393.5 5.740 H2(g) -285.8 130.6 C2H5OH(l) -1366.7 160.7 H2O(l) -69.91 Write a separate, balanced chemical equation for the combustion of each of the following: C (s), H2(g), and C2H5OH(l). Consider the only products to be CO2 and/or H2O(l). In principle, ethanol can be prepared by the following reaction: 2 C(s) + 2 H2(g) + H2O(l) C2H5OH(l) Calculate the standard enthalpy change, H, for the preparation of ethanol, as shown in the reaction above. (c) (d) Calculate the standard entropy change, S, for the reaction given in part (b). Calculate the value of the equilibrium constant at 25C for the reaction represented by the equation in part (b).

(a) (b)

1998 B C6H5OH(s) + 7 O2(g) 6 CO2(g) + 3 H2O(l) When a 2.000-gram sample of pure phenol, C6H5OH(s), is completely burned according to the equation above, 64.98 kilojoules of heat is released. Use the information in the table below to answer the questions that follow. Standard Heat of Formation, H; at 25C (kJ/mol) 0.00 -393.5 0.00 -285.85 0.00 ? Absolute Entropy, S, at 25C (J/molxK) 5.69 213.6 130.6 69.91 205.0 144.0

## Substance C(graphite) CO2(g) H2(g) H2O(l) O2(g) C6H5OH(s) (a) (b)

Calculate the molar heat of combustion of phenol in kilojoules per mole at 25C. Calculate the standard heat of formation, H, of phenol in kilojoules per mole at 25C.

(c) Calculate the value of the standard free-energy change, G, for the combustion of phenol at 25C. (d) If the volume of the combustion container is 10.0 liters, calculate the final pressure in the container when the temperature is changed to 110.C. (Assume no oxygen remains unreacted and that all products are gaseous.)

## H= -114.1 kJ, S= -146.5 J K-1

The reaction represented above is one that contributes significantly to the formation of photochemical smog. (a) (b) Calculate the quantity of heat released when 73.1 g of NO(g) is converted to NO2(g). For the reaction at 25C, the value of the standard free-energy change, G, is -70.4 kJ. (i) (ii) Calculate the value of the equilibrium constant, Keq, for the reaction at 25C. Indicate whether the value of G would become more negative, less negative, or remain unchanged as the temperature is increased. Justify your answer. Standard Molar Entropy, S (J K-1 mol-1) NO(g) NO2(g) 210.8 240.1

(c) Use the data in the table below to calculate the value of the standard molar entropy, S, for O2(g) at 25C.

## Answer to 1984 (a) (b) (c) (d)

H =

H_ f ( products

H_ f (reactants

= [4(393.5) + 4(205.85) - 2183.5] kJ = -533.8 kJ 4 C(s) + 4 H2(g) + O2(g) C3H7COOH(l) Sf (butyric acid) = S(butyric acid) - [4 S(C) + 4 S(H2) + S(O2)] = 226.3 -[4(5.69) + 4(130.6) + 205] = -523.9 J/K Gf = Hf - TSf = 533.8 - (298)(-0.5239) kJ = -377.7 kJ Answer to 1988 (a) C + O2 CO2 2 H2 + O2 2 H2O C2H5OH + 3 O2 2 CO2 + 3 H2O (b) 2 C + 2 O2 2 CO2 2 H2 + O2 2 H2O 2 CO2 + 3 H2O C2H5OH + 3 O2 2 C + 2 H2 + H2O C2H5OH OR Hcomb. C(s) = Hf CO2(g) Hcomb. H2(g) = Hf H2O(l) C2H5OH + 3 O2 2 CO2 + 3 H2O H = -1366.7 kJ
H =

_ H f ( products

_ H f (reactants

H =

H_ f ( products

H_ f (reactants

## = [-277.7] - [0 + 0 + (-285.8)] kJ = +8.1 kJ (c)

S(reactants) S S = (products)
= [160.7] - [11.5 + 261.2 + 69.9] J/mol.K = -181.9 J/mol.K

(d)

kJ

(a) (b)

Hcomb =

64.98kJ
2.000g 94.113
g mol

= -3058 kJ

2.000 g phenol

7 mol O

1 mol phenol

nRT (0.1913 mol)
=

6 7

( 0 . 1489 ) +

3 7

( 0 . 1489 )

## 10.0 L P= V = 0.601 atm (or 457 mm Hg, or 60.9 kPa)

2001 Answer: (a) 73.1 g = 139 kJ (b) (i) Keq = eG/RT = e(70400/(8.31)(298)) = 2.221012 (ii) less negative; G = H TS; as temperature increases, TS becomes a larger positive value causing an increase in G (less negative). (c) S = S(products) S(reactants) -146.5 = [(2)(240.1)] [(210.8)(2)+ Soxygen] J/K Soxygen = +205.1 J/K